Pecan Tea Muffins

Start making your guest list! These lovely little mini-muffins are the perfect treat for an afternoon tea party. Studded with pecans and topped with a sweet sugar-and-cinnamon mixture, they are almost as much fun to make as they are to eat.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Servings: 24

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup Kellogg's® All-Bran® Original cereal
  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
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  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup margarine, melted

Directions:

1. Stir together flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Set aside.

2. In large mixing bowl, combine KELLOGG'S ALL-BRAN cereal and milk. Let stand
about 2 minutes or until cereal softens. Add egg and the 1/4 cup margarine. Beat
well. Stir in pecans. Add flour mixture, stirring only until combined. Spoon evenly into
twenty-four 1 1/2-inch muffin-pan cups coated with cooking spray.

3. Bake at 400° F about 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from pans.

4. To make topping, stir together cinnamon and the 1/3 cup sugar. Quickly dip tops of
hot muffins in melted margarine. Then dip in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Serve warm.

Yield: 24 tea muffins